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Stuart Invites Residents to Townhall on Education

Stuart Invites Residents to Townhall on Education

COLLINSVILLE, Ill.- State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is inviting teachers, parents, and residents interested in education issues to attend a citizen advisory committee meeting on Jan. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Collinsville Public Library located at 408 W. Main St.

Gordon-Booth Opens Applications for Annie’s Girls Mentorship Program

Gordon-Booth Opens Applications for Annie’s Girls Mentorship Program

PEORIA, Ill. – Service-oriented high school junior and senior girls in Peoria are being encouraged to apply to be one of Annie’s Girls this spring, a mentorship and scholarship program started by state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, that helps cover the cost of prom and connects young women with leading mentors in the community.

Slaughter Encourages Community Organizations to Apply for R3 Grant

Slaughter Encourages Community Organizations to Apply for R3 Grant

CHICAGO – To help address the issues communities face from the failed War on Drugs and decades of disinvestment, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging local community organizations to apply for state grants under the Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grant program.

Mason Highlights Importance of Safe, Courteous Driving on Scott’s Law Day

Mason Highlights Importance of Safe, Courteous Driving on Scott’s Law Day

GURNEE, Ill. – To highlight the importance of safe, courteous, and defensive driving, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is observing Scott’s Law Day. It’s held annually on Dec. 23 throughout Illinois to honor public safety workers and remind drivers to slow down or change lanes when passing by an emergency service vehicle on the road.

Yang Rohr Highlights National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Yang Rohr Highlights National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As part of her continued commitment to public safety, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is taking National Impaired Driving Prevention Month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the fatal consequences of alcohol- and drug-impaired driving.

Mason Highlights Importance of Safe, Courteous Driving on Scott’s Law Day

Mason Encourages Residents to Safely Enjoy the Holidays

GURNEE, Ill. – During the holiday season, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is encouraging residents to continue taking necessary precautions against COVID-19 to safely enjoy the holidays. There are a number of steps the community can take to protect themselves and their family members during holiday gatherings as we face the ongoing pandemic.

Manley Launches Pilot Program for Free Drug Disposal Kits

Manley Launches Pilot Program for Free Drug Disposal Kits

JOLIET, Ill. – In partnership with the Joliet Fire Department (JFD), State Representative Natalie Manley today announced a pilot project to provide free Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal kits to the public to assist community efforts in combatting the opioid crisis. The kits, which safely destroy unwanted and expired medications, are now available at 12 locations throughout the city.